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What is social media’s role in Election 2016? – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

Subject(s) Government, U.S. History, Civics, Journalism Estimated Time One 45-90 minute period Grade Level Grades 9-12 Objective Students will participate in a class discussion related…read more


What are the Primaries and Caucuses? – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

Students will understand the process by which candidates for U.S. president are nominated by the Democratic and Republican parties. They will identify and understand differences between primaries and caucuses and key terms and issues related to the primary season. Continue reading

Map showing locations of several Native American tribes, including the Wampanoag, who first met with the Pilgrims at Plymouth.

On Thanksgiving, giving thanks to today’s Native Americans: Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

Students will learn about today’s Wampanoag people, the same Native American tribe who interacted with the Pilgrims at Plymouth nearly 400 years ago and examine current issues facing the Wampanoag tribes today. Continue reading


Not just world peace: U.N.’s goals on 70th anniversary – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

Subject(s) History, Social Studies, U.S. Government, Civics Note: This lesson may also apply to math, science, art and physical education teachers. Several major world issues…read more


Why I go to school: A student multimedia project – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

Subject(s) Journalism, Art, English, Social Studies Estimated Time: 45 to 60 minutes Grade Level Grades 7-12 Objective Students will brainstorm why they go to school every…read more

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